Cold Weather Running Wear

New here? Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive weekly updates on local events, training tips, and a dose of motivation. From time to time we use affiliate links in our content and may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in our posts.

WP_20141118_046 (2)I never look forward to running in the cold.  It doesn’t take long to warm up once I get moving, but the first steps out the door are the hardest to take.  Last year I bought a new outfit to help motivate me to get out there and run anyway.

There is a lot of trial and error involved in perfecting layered clothing.  Finding the right balance between warm-enough-to-avoid-frostbite and violently-peeling-off-layers-after-mile-one can be quite a challenge.  From inside the house it looks 10 times colder than it feels and I’ll usually find myself way over dressed.

Since cold weather running trumps running in place on a hamster wheel, I always prefer to suit up and head out into the elements.  More often than not, I’m pleasantly surprised by the dreamy combination of crisp air & quiet snow that accompany my winter runs.  But, I never remember this until I’m violently peeling off layers of clothing after mile one.

This is my favorite cold weather running wear – 35 degrees or colder – that helps me leave my warm house for a cold run.

Get more stuff like this

Receive running tips and a dose of motivation right to your inbox! We'll send you a weekly email filled with tips, tools, gear, & encouragement.

You're almost done! Please check your inbox to confirm your subscription.

Something went wrong.

Leave a Reply